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Burnhope Reservoir

Burnhope Reservoir

Wearhead, St Johns Chapel, County Durham, DL13

One of the lesser known reservoirs in the North Pennines this location remoteness allows for amazing views of dark starry skies.


Burnhope Reservoir is a Dark Sky Discovery Site, an officially recognised place where anyone can stargaze. Most such locations have overnight parking (sometimes with a fee); however, many do not allow overnight camping. There may or may not be toilet facilities.

Weather forecast

  • 22/05/22

    10° 32%
  • 22/05/22

    58%
  • 23/05/22

    13%
  • 23/05/22

    7%

Weather forecast for Three Pikes (3.1 miles away) updated 22/05/22 at 12:00.




Events nearby

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  • Stargazing at Twice Brewed

    Sunday 22nd May 2022 from 21:20pm to 23:20pm

    Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory, Hexham, NE47 7AN (18.1 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at Twice Brewed

    Monday 23rd May 2022 from 21:20pm to 23:20pm

    Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory, Hexham, NE47 7AN (18.1 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at Twice Brewed

    Tuesday 24th May 2022 from 21:20pm to 23:20pm

    Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory, Hexham, NE47 7AN (18.1 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at Twice Brewed

    Wednesday 25th May 2022 from 21:20pm to 23:20pm

    Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory, Hexham, NE47 7AN (18.1 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at Twice Brewed

    Thursday 26th May 2022 from 21:20pm to 23:20pm

    Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory, Hexham, NE47 7AN (18.1 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

  • Herding Hill Farm Camping and Caravan Site

    Shield Hill, Haltwhistle, Northumberland, NE49 9NW, North East (18.1 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory

    Bardon Mill, Hexham, Northumberland, NE47 7AN (18.1 miles away)

    Dark Sky Discovery Site, Observatory, Stay & Gaze

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  • Carraw Bed and Breakfast

    Carraw Farm, Humshaugh, Northumberland, NE46 4DB (19.8 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Tan Hill Inn

    Reeth, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL11 6ED (20.5 miles away)

    Dark Sky Discovery Site, Stay & Gaze

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  • La Ruche Bed & Breakfast

    29 Thorpefield, Sockbridge, Cumbria, CA10 2JN (22.8 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Butt House Guest House – Keld

    Keld, Thwaite, North Yorkshire, DL11 6LJ (23.9 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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